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LAURENS C. H., S. C., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST If), 1885.
NO. 3
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Do suo's growln' wann, an1 it mukcs deft nig*
. KT Blnjr, |\
AI i P? Luw<1 ?? wBiniiiir on do lan*ll
Ali. ?lo a r nm mighty ptousant nt do BUtfmor
ond o' Kpritiff, F,
Do Lnwd um t.r Hmllln' on do Inn' .)1
do1- C'' k0''''1' ?'?r Jo top do fuM,x
Do La?*l nm oritnlllu' on do Inn,
AM ?io awful young weepers nm or orewlln'
on do ll?*,
Do Lnwd nm orsmliin' on do lun'^
Oil. smile on, mulle oil. Rutilo, ob. good
LaWd, koop on wld do bright UKTII,
HIIIK on, HIIIK on, nintr. oh. H?IIIIOI mnn,
wny up lu yer high mlifhi.
o'
Oh, do wild sallot's growl ir in do corridor
*? fonce, .
Do Lnwd am or siiiillir on do lani I
*? ?. mighty ?In?? i Irk i n', but lt B*VO
hoap or VpeiM.-. '
Do Lnwd in or sinlllti' on de Ina
Oh, de hORij Jowl .?' dodger da will //
man 1er tn-/,
Do Lnwd fe. i i r mi Hin' ?III do lt
An or good Kilkee e r Hbo, bow da ?
I li!';'i I'S Jfv ,
Do LawJ nu IT sm?lin- on de If
Oh, muli* on, Millie on, millie, ol good
La WU, keep on Wld do bright MeHt
Bing on. tiny on, ting-, ob. sTonuf wan,
way up in yet high might.
. -A rkansuw Tri
BOSTON BOB.
No ono was bettor known
neighborhood of tho Buttery t,
in tho
[n years
ago than old "Doston Hob
a oharactor. His surname was
but few of his most intimate aibquaint
nnces dared to cull him anything hut
Hob to his face or to speak of fid Ul bo
,,,n,!J*o??kV^bv^ux other natl
Boston Hob. Although -
closo in money mutton
ino- mean about him.
him spend any mono)
absoluto necessities of I
over spoko of him as n
Tho unfortunate o
Hob's sympathies, ll
assistance that ho coi
did not cost money
to whomsoever stow
always seemed elmo
ways ready to listen
and never failed t
tainer with an anec
iug. Ho was not i.
moderate amount
never bought any I
never known to i
room in the hoi*
drink. He knew
and if ono of thee
of liquor ho ftc?
bottlo to tho bes:
tor ho lind seen
of harm's way.
ing newspaper:
one, and, altin
cept papers, ho
Ho did not oLje
rarely purchase!
And yet, nut willi
of extreme econ
ill of him.
Hoforo tho K
wav began run.
its "headquartcrjBT nuorht
of tho Statin? hon
Hoston I' jj 'im**.'* V runner
tho hack0-/ < I*}' prudofct mana
meut l?lC? .,'jv.cedcd in saving soi
thing over wO/jfWO. 11 was !l pleas
sight lo see ojio lino ?lay the owner
tins respectable sum seated along'
tho driver vt ono of tho hacks
treating a in/mbor of listeners to or]
nal remarkl of a humorous nat'
while he a wld tod tho arrival of a StM j
ten Island? ferryboat. There was-I.
pleasant sUpih) on his somewhat fur
rowed, but iresh looking countenance
and a jollv twinklo in ono of his eyes.
The other was unfortunately un
equal to tAH hisk twinkling,' as it
was a glas' OOO. No casual observer
at such a time would havo imaginld
that Hob indulged to 0XC0S9 in tho -Jv
tuu of pio'AOUiy. 1'ob was a quick-\fl t
tod tiintr" 0 ?DC0 reiyuivod
order oi
twok ll
ciisho I however, tho i
iorinii1 l,,at "u
be idaitiliod bofero he
iiinuA- . ,
.fjkloii i know any 1
.,i\ ono any w hun
Vliu oi ?. y--f
ted io)ifX- ?u
payat F ,V?
luu.k. j W lien ll
fe
fulo
wo ld bo likely to k''
B^- '
*1 can't help that,
JJ; '-'I am obliged tel
,*tho bank." ' '
'Hob scratched his lu
hd air for a ninnie
oiintonanco auddei
Looking around lo
/there were no ladies \
ly pulled un his vest
into tho light oi ll? t,
hole lappet iv Ju,., Ata?
?V.\\Z eGftRl o? hrVjih
his name was writTu":
"Do you soe that?1'
on his tiptoes, mut hr
pet toward tho aston
you Bfttistiotl now?"
Tho teller ea?hei'
any further bosltatlo
When tho olovat
running thoro WM
/or the backs. IW
compelled to wtthdr
.wa, thrown ont o
had $6.000 in tho
wlHing to Invest
Tor fear that ho mig!
coWed sovoral offers
sired ft partner *
but bo was of tb
people wanted hi?
than they did him.
?here in ft good pa
very7promptly ref
know." ho said t
there ls or Isn't ft
I don't wftnt U
whisky to my fell
tbero Isn't ?ny he
just tho samo t
science that I've
low croaturri.'
hours in wntcbln
which had been
lng his position
very useless,
those onglnos an
he once roroarkc
fall down wltho
I should Uko tc
Bob had a,'
That wife v/j
They lived ir
top floor of f
lt was Hoi
- wife in th?
Sunday fin?
ments she '
Vftntftgo.
har at stu
her from
od
f.hout
>. :
was
Hob
Ho
as un
isinoss
dc ro
ho de
japital,
rt, theso
' more
ered a
hut ho
do not
bother
hero is
soiling
And if
want
y cou
>y fel
spond
traiiifi,
his los
his oyo
ls. "If
ow up,'
railway
anybody,
lone."
chlldron.
his eye.
I on tho
j-y place,
io see bis
p In her
embellish
?orante ad
Companied
uld watch
th ft look
* ?rn
of uiinglod prido und tenderness. If
any of his acquaintances woro with
him al tho timo ho would point hor out
to thom. "Do you seo that womanP"
ho would exclaim. "Woll, silo's my
wife. Look at that shawl. She got it
at such and such a place, and only paid
so much for it. That dross is a lino
ono, and that only cost her so much.
It was a bargain. Now, how doos that
hat BU.lt you? Slio got it at wholosalo
price Oil. sho's a daisy."
On tho Now Years' Day after Bob
lost Iiis position a Staten Island hotel
kcepor mado him a present of .1 bottlo
of liquor. That night Hob entered tho
Staten Island forry-liouse, whore ho
was woll known, with a somowhat un
steady step. Tho ferry slip was full of
leo at tho time. A few momonts after
ward ono of tho gato mon saw Hob fall
ovorboard from tho end of thc bridge.
Tho alarm was instantly given, and
Bob, who was found lying among tho
eakos of ico, was fished out. Tho next
day ho appeared as usual and allowed
his friends to joko him about his ex
ploit of tho evening before. A good
natured smilo was tho only answer
which ho gavo to thoso jests. No ono
then suspected that whoo ho went over
board he intended to commit suicido.
During tho following few months hob
mado Iiis appearance on tim Battery
nearly every day. Ho still told and
listened to good stories, and did what
he could for Iiis friends, but. as usual,
he refrained from spending money.
But his intimate acquaintances remem
bered afterward that ho dwell moro
frequently Ihau Indore 011 tho fact that
he could not got employment, and us
often remarked! '.'lhere is money
enough for ono, but not lor two."
Ono day Into hi April lie brought
homo a strong piece of cord, which ho
put ii v..iv in the presence of Iiis wife.
She asked him what it was for. "Oh.
it's handy to have in the house. Wo'll
lind some uso for it.'" Ito replied. On
tho following morning the sky was
gloomy amt overcast, hut hob's wife
oxpressed a desiro to go out. Bob
urged her to go. saying that it would
.Jo her good. Sb.- put on her Sunday
micry, and Hob gazed at lier with moro
[w:in usual satisfaction. Ho examined
($e .shawl, the dress and the lint with
li mu eh interest as if ho had never
dien them before. He rehearsed tho
ice of each article, amt said wi)at a
irgaiu it was. Just us she was going
j- lt of tho door lie told her not to hurry
i lok, anti thou asked her if she was
] ling anywhoro in particular,
ni "Oh. yes," she replied. "You know
Jd Mrs.-, wiio 1 told you yostor
fty was donilP 1 think I will go to tho
Inoral." Hob gave a start, but sho
aid no particular attention to this at
te lime. Sho returned from tho fu
irai, and, as shu entered her homo,
. ie found that tho window curtains
ad been pulled down, which mado tho
*-)oni quito dark. A feeling of uncasi
?SS crept over lier, and she hurried to
ho nearest window and raised tho cur
tin. Then she discovered tho body of
'.r husband hanging near the door by
Mo cord which lie had brought homo
* the previous day. On tho lloor was
I) upturned chair, from which ho had
patently taken the fatal stop.
An inquest was hold and a verdict in
accordance with the facts rondored.
Bob's numerous acquaintances dis
cussed Iiis character. His many good
qualities wcro thoroughly canvassed,
and his weak points were lightly passed
over. Tho public verdict was a favor
able ono. Aftor tho funeral Hob's wife
examined his bunk book. When sho
?aw the amount to which sho was on
li'led, and when she thought of tho re
mark, which, according to his intimate
friends, ho had m ado so frequently dur
ing tho last few mouths of his life, sho
began lo realize in what a chivalrous
light poor old Boston Bob hud viewed
tho fact that "thoro was money enough
for ono, but not for two." - A cw York
Times.
Hoad i nts 011 tho Cum.
And WO SOO littlo children woaring
spectacles in school. Hore is a reason
for it: Evory street car you outer you
lind it lilied with fathers of little ones.
Each of theso fathers to save half an
hour's timo. U reading tho morning
newspaper. For years thoso fathers
havo ridden from ouo lo thrco miles in
this jolting vehicle, with tho light
changing at ovory turu of the wheels,
and with the focus of tho oyo adjusting
itsolf to tho print with lightning-like
rapidity: If thoro wore a sliding-glass
mado for reading on tho street car,
with visible mechanism so subtle that
tho focus could bo solf-adjustud witli
ovory trembling of tho objoct-suv a
wheel should Hy back and forth uko
tho balance-spring of a watch- would
not tho rcadur in tho car begin to un
derstand tho task which hu puts on tho
muscles and nerves of his eye* whon
ho opens a nowapaper in tho moving
car? Ho may possibly not ho woaring
out his own eyes, but ho is woaring out
his futuro children's-and this beyond
tho chanco of a doubt.-Ht. Louis
(J lobe- Democrat.
A lively air on a violin will some
timos sot a wholo Hock of goose wild
willi delight. Ou ono occasion st a
country wedding I was a witness of a
curious performance by ono of those
fowls. Aftor dinner a lady entertained
the guests "ssomblod on a lawn with
muslo from An accordion. A Hock of
f;eoso woro feoding in tho road just be
ow tho houso and witb outstretched
nocks answered back with notes of sat
isfaction. Soon a white gander com
menced dancing, a lively jig, keeping
good lime to tim music For several
minutos ho kept up the perform unco,
to tho great dolight of toe company.
Tho experiment was tried several limos
for a week ot* more and tho tonos of tho
accordion never failed toset tho gander
into a lively dunce. - Tomsonton (Md.)
Journal.
Tho old notion of "combating" with
medicines such diseases as lung in
flammation baa given placo to merv
enlightened views. Tho system ot Hie
lato Dr. Hughes Bennett ls doscrlbod
as "treatment by restoratives diroeted
to f ml her the natural progress of the
disease and supporting tho vital
strength." Tho Lancet ?tates that tho
Doctor had 105 oases of uncomplicated
inflammation of the lungs which ho
treated on tb!? principio without a sin
gle death
EDUCATIONAL.
Point? on Fal mullion ?ml Methods of
TcHclihif; From Vitrions 8ourcf>?.
Tho Distinctive Principles of NornuU
School Work.-Tim Normal Stu
?lont.
"A normal school y- an institution
for tho education of tcachors" ( Web
ster.) It is not au attachment to a
high sohool, to an acadomy, or to a
college, but an institution in Itself,
"having a local habitation and a
name," equipped with a corps of
teachers, the course of studios, and tho
necessary appliances for tho accom
plishment of its object. Its solo work
ls tho education of teachers.
"A thin"; is normal," according to
Webster, "when strictly conformed to
tiloso principles of its constitution
which mark its species. " Tried by
this test, tho education o? ti,o child and
thc teacher is normal when striotly
con for mod to tho laws of tho physical
ami rational nature of num. An insti
tution whoso purpose ls '" educate
teachers according to this stannard is
properly called a normal school. Its
purpose determines tho class of schools
to which it belongs. Its OXCOllutlCO
depends upon thu quality of ?ts work.
The lonelier has tho organization,
the leaching, and (Yarning of tho
school committed to his hands. Ho
directs and controls tho activities of
the children while they aro forming
habits, and laying tho foundation of
character. Ile should bo able to train
tho child in tho right uso of all his
powers.
The dislinetive work of tho normal
school is to oducato tho teacher ac
cording to tho normal standard. To
this end tho normal student must have
as debilito and full knowledge of tho
human body and mind as possible, dy
careful study ho may loam tho struct
ure of functions,and conditions of health
of tho human body. Ho may learn
tho powers of tho mind. Ibo order of
their development, tho objects upon
which they aro employed, how they
are called into light exertion, and Ibo
products of this activity as they erys
tali/.o into those habits of thinking,
fooling, and willing which constitute
character. Hy this study he discovers
tho laws of human life and learns what
education is, as au end, ami as a
moans, and derives tho principles
which guille the practice in tho normal
education of toad,ors and children.
This gone ral knowledge of mind pr?
paies the teacher for that (dose obser
vation by which ho univ lo u n the pe
culiarities of each ono of his pupils, so
that he can teach and train ea li ono
in the way ho should go.
Tho normal student must make a
careful study of the art of teaching and
training, that he may know distinctly
what teaching is, what training is, and
the means by which lie will sustain tho
attention of his class, as dependent up
on the knowledge of tho subject; tho
selection of tho proper objects of
thought; inc direction of tho pupil's
thinking; tho uso of the best motives;
leading tho pupils to acquire ideas, and
to their correct expression, orally and
in writing; recapitulation and reviews;
criticism by the class and teacher; daily
preparation by the teacher; ami tho
general culture of the teacher.
The normal student must mako a
thorough study of the course of studios
in all us grades, as a moans to teach
ing and training; thal he may know
what studies should bl; included in tho
course, and why these subject*! should
be Studied; hi what order the studies
should conic, and the relation which
they hold loone another; in each stud}',
what shall hu taught, and wh\; tho
order in which lb" parti ?hall bo con
sidered; and tito lliulhod of teaching
and dr,bing tho class upon all parts of
tho subject.
Thu nounal student must thoroughly
examine Hie sillijool of school organi
zation. Thal he may know what it is
to orgiuii'/.o a 'Chool; tho advantages of
a LOO.I 01 gall./.dion; the preliminary
pr? par..lens tor opening a school; how
to open a school; how to classify tho
pupils; how to apportion the time and
studies; and what provisions to mako
in relation to order.
Tho normal student must carefully
considor tho teacher's moral duties,
with rofcroneo to tho need of moral
training, tho object of it, what moral
training requires for tho pupil, for tho
teacher; tho principles of govorntuont;.
it.*yiecossity; how tho end of school
government, - self-control,-shall bo
secured; tho effect of tho proper a?
rangoniont of tho exercises; tho effect
of good management, its roquisilos;
tho Dost motivos, and how thoy shah
bo usod in governing; tho toachor's
Eorsoual habits, tho toachor's spirit,
is lovo for his work, his willingness to
sae ri lice, his lovo for his pupils, and Ids
honesty.
Ho must study tho history of educa
tion that ho may know what has beon
attempted and accompli.?bcd. Ho
must study the school laws of his own
Stato that ho may know his bural stat- ,
us.
Tho teacher must havo a dogroo of
skill in tho application of thoso princi
ples and this knowledge as will enable
him to organizo and control his own
school, aiei to odueato his pupils. It
is tho distinctive work of tho normal
school to socuro to its studonts this
knowledge aud skill according to tho
measure of thoir ability.
Tho first distinctive principio of nor
mal school work is that tho normal
studont is to be a teaohor. Ho is to
look at tho acquisition of knowledge,
tho teaching, tho training, all tho exer
cises of tho sohool, his own spirit, pur
pose, manners, and conduct from tho
standpoint of the toachor. The acqui
sition of knowledgo in this spirit is as
much a part of professional work as
toaching Ls.
Tho second distinctive principle is
tbat the teacher is to bo educated for
his work. His mind is not. only to bo
furnished with tho knowledge of sub
jects and methods, but trained to oom
ednoatlon. Ho must bo required to
Imitato good teaching; to teach, drill,
and examine Sn all grades of tho work
under Intelligent supervision. The
normal school is a training sohool In
all Its course.
The third distinctive principle ls that
the raothod of instruction In the nor
\ mal school 1? tu ?or va tvs a model tor the
NOUM A I. SCHOOLS.
prohend and apply tho
of
normal studout. Not that it should bo
followed literally iu all points; tho
teacher must always adapt his work to
his pupils; but tho principio, tho ar
rangement, tho spirit, tho manner of
conducting it will bo imitated. Tho
unconscious tuition of tho school in
some things is moro potont than tho
conscious touching.-Albert O. Hoyden,
A. M., in Journal of Education.
PUBLIC Ol'INION.
Ilcforo England can stand absolved
beforo tho (?od of Nations for tho deso
lation and suffering of Ireland, sho
must mako reparation to tho land sho
has ruined, and such repatation can
not bo made by moro rescission of wick
ed laws that have done their work of
wickedness. No reform loss radical
than a concession of full and completo
solf-govoruiucnt to Irolaml will secure
prosperity and contontmont.- -Cttthybr
nia School Journal.
Superintendents. - Lay usido all
prejudices, all jealousy, all parly fool
ing, ami labor to retain all tho compe
tent superintendents. A now man, no
Uitittor how good a lonelier, now well
educated, how popular and influential
he may be, will necessarily occupy con
siderable time in learning tho duties of
tho office and becoming acquainted
with tho teachers, school ollioers, aud
people, lie might do well, but lot us
not turu out tho tried and trusted for
an uncertainty. - The Iowa Teacher.
Compositions.-Tho art of written
expression, if properly taught and as
siduously cultivated, can bo mado as
pleasant as oral composition or talk
ing. Tho same general method should
bo adopted in both. Wo could novor
toach a child to talk by giving it a sub
ject upon which it must talk for ten
minutes or half an hour. Children
should bo induced to writo down what
tlioy have to say on any subject, or
what thoy havo hoard others say. In
Other words, a child's first composi
tion should bo coti'iucd to transferring
portions of his conversation to paper.
- The Educational Weekly.
Industries mado but comparatively
slow progress while they wcro carried
on by persons whoso instruction was
limited to apprenticeship. Gradually,
and in moro recent times, tho idea has
mado its way that tho progress of an
industry depends especially upon tho
degree of instruction of thoso who ox
orciso it. This lcd to the establish
ment of industrial schools. Tho com
petition of industries is rapidly multi
plying thoso .schools, and from present
indications thoso schools aro destiucd
to a development far bayoud that as
yet attained in tho most advanced
community.-Hon. J. l>. I'hilbrick, in
City School Systems.
Tho best kimi of education can bo
secured only hy employing teachers
who aro adopts, artists, and thou leav
ing to thom tho details of tho art, so
far as is possible among ?ctiools so in
timately rotated to ono another as
thoso in thc city must bo. Such a
teacher, while following tho outline*
of study as laid down in tho printed
course, will above all watch tho effect
of his teaching and the pupil's own ef
forts upon tho development of that pu
pil's mind. Tho end ho seeks is tho
education of tho child in tho highest
House, and not the moro absorption of
a few facts.-Supt. A. H. Marble, Wor
cester, Mass.
Teachors Should Attend Conven
tions.-Tho moro tho subject of educa
tion is considered in convention, or by
each toachor at his individual work,
tho greater docs its importance seem.
How to ilo the work that wo havo to
do, to tho host advantage; how to ino
most economically and efficiently '.no
moans thal havo boen placed In our
hands, requires careful study and
thought. riiero aro loose, careless,
hap-h tizard ways of tenoning, and tlioro
may bo a logicul, systematic method.
Tho work comprehends a great deal.
Correct touching includos dUoipline,
tho imparting of knowledge, ami tho
awakening of tho mind to investigate
for itself.-Supt. Wm. II. Ucach, Madi
son Wis.
i min-, t ri al Education-Must it bo do
ferred to, as horalding a pormanont in
novation, or should it be resisted ai
tho froth of a temporary erazo? Tho
innovation is predcatinod. It will
come, and it will remain; for it is a
groat social want which is clamoring
for it so lustily,- - a want o( tho heart of
tho power which created and sustains
tho schools themselves. You cannot
arguo it away,-you cannot ridiculo it
away. Evou wore it a somotliiug ut
terly inconsistent with tho rccogni/.od
purpose of a school, it would not avort
th.-(-oii-.ilmmation. It is pleasant to be
lieve that no f*uch inconsistency pro
vails.- upi. II. Ii. Harrington, Mew
bedford. Muss.
Kon?ntlo,ial Story-Tellern.
Nobody ever has suspoi od Senator
Hoar of having much up; eciation of
the ludiorous. Among tho solomn ho
is tho most solomn. Tho senate has
among its mem be ri u largo number of
good story-tollers, but their efforts up
on tho Massachusetts senator havo boon
for tho most part in vain. "Ho like 3
to ctitei t -tin his frionds," said ono of
his colleagues to mo to-day, "by re
lating funny incidents now and thoo,
but hu WOUld ?pod ibo most laughable
story ever known in tho tolling of it."
As a ree.m tem-, hy tho way, Mr. Vaneo,
of North Carolins, takos tho load among
bis colleagues. Senator Vest follows
a good second. Thou comos Mr. rai
nier, of Michigan, and Mr. Jonos, of
Nevada. The lattor is inimitable in
bis raining stories. His greatest rival
in this particular Hold is Senator llow
eo, of Colorado, who will toll tho most
oxcrutlatingly funny stories with tho
sanm expressionless faco that ho as
sumos when holding a full hand in a
game of pokor. Mr. Evan's fame as
% story-teller is national. In certain
directions he has no superior. Cen.
Hawley is fairly good at telling a
story, but his forte really consists in
singing. You roust have heard him
sing 'The Two Grenadiers,' or some
thing loss solomn-a collego song or
two after dinner, when the bott lo has
?one its rounds and cigars have been
ghtod-to appreciate the Connecticut
senator's genius. - New York Tribune.
Nearly nil tho London newspaper*
buy their print paper in Germany. *
A While flou JO Konmiico.
I heard this ro Ul tinco to-day in con
II cr i ion with ii young Indy who was an
occupant of thu Wlnto fir.uso during
Jackson's time, and wlio was married
in tho great East Koom: Mary Kastou
was the daughter of a sister of General
Jackson's wife. Stio went to livo with
her mint for u timo in tho Exccutivo
Mansion. At lior liomo in Tennessee
sho had played whon a child with a
boy cotupnnion named Pope. Tho two
booanio warmly attached to each
othor, and as they grew tho attach
ment becamo strong afl'oction. Whllo
it was apparent to both that they loved
each other, young Popo did not ask his
companion to become his wife.
Miss Easton carno to Washington.
Hor position and hor intolligcnco and
accomplishments mado her doubly at
tractivo in society. Young otlicors in
tho army and in thc navy wero beside
hor at every opportunity. Captain
Finch took tho lead. Ho pressed his
suit, proposed and was accepted. Ho
was passessed of considorablo means
and gavo hor handsome presents. Tho
wedding dav approached. Invitations
wero sent to tho friends of tho young
people, asking thom to como to tho
White IIouso to witness tho ceremony.
Tho prospective bridegroom wont to
Now York to get Iiis prospectivo brido
ber wedding present.
Ol tho invitations sont to Tcnnosseo,
ono fell into tho hands of young Popo,
lt fannell tho smothering love within
his bosom into a llamo. Flo wrote to
Miss Easton, told her of his love sinco
childhood for hor. Ho said that
timo and again ho had boon at tho
point of asking her to bo his wifo, but
on each occasion his modesty had pre
vented him. Now ho repeated his
love, and bogged his to beconio his
brido.
Miss Easton road tho loller and im
mediately replied, accepting his offer.
Captain r'ineh returned from New
York, bringing willi bim a costly dia
mond ornament. Ho called at tho
Whito House to soo tho young lady oc
cupant. She was in her room with a
companion who was to bo her brides
maid when his card roached ber.
"Tell him I can not seo him," sho
said to her companion.
The latter went to tho private parlor
whore Captain Finch was sealed, and,
after sonio he.ritancy, said that Miss
Easlon was indisposed. Tho Captain
was alarmed, begged for more informa
tion of tho indisposition, and asked that
tho present lu; had brought bo taken to
the invalid. Tho young lady carried
tho diamond ornament to her compan
ion. When Miss Easton received it
she turned lo her companion and said:
"(io take it back to him, ami tell him
all. Toll him I am engaged to an
other."
Tho young lady dui as roqucstod.
When slip had finished her errand,
Captain Finch arose, and, without ut
tering a word, loft tho parlor.
General Jackson was angry when ho
hoard of his wifo's rotative s action to
ward his friend Kinch. Ho had favored
tho match. In sneaking to Miss Eas
ton ho said: "This action of yours,
Mary, has caused mo to lose faith in
woman." Ho insisted that Captain
Finch should bu invited to hor mar
riage with Pope.
Tho wedding carno ofl". Tho rojoctod
lover waa present. Ho stood directly
in front of tho bride during tho cere
mony, and never took his eyes oil' her
until with her husband sho left tho
room. Shortly afterward ho went to
Europe When ho returned ho boro
thc i of an uncle-a wealthy En
gli Mrs. l'opo moved to Ten
ue is said to bo living thoro
D?\I . with her children.- H'ush
Beautiful Sn van mill.
Every ono has read or hoard of tho
loveliness of Savannah. I was, thoro
forc, prepared for a modem Edon, |
rivor, applo tree, snako and all-savo
only tho original proprietors in dccol
loto fig-loaf costume. If ono ontors
from tho water front through tho cast
end he is apt to wonder at tho unanim
ity with which previous visitor* havo
Hod about tho place. Tho saud is
auklu deep in tho unpaved streets, and
thu ?ow tramo houses aro antiquated
and dingy, lt bocomos botter, happi
ly, as ono guts up in tho city. Thoro
is as nilton sand iu tho middle of tho
streets, but tho sidewalks are paved,
and causeways at tho end of each
block extend across from curb to curb.
There ought to bo big money in a cigar
factory hero. All that would bo neod
Oil is limo. Nature has kindly and
conveniently provided unlimited quan
tities of saud and water.
Every street is fringed with rows of
closel)-planted trees. Sonio of tho
wido streets, like Broadway and Eu?
taw idaee, havo four rows. Tho pub
lic squares, too, of which Savannah
has ton to Baltimore's ono, aro v.oll
shadod. Altogether, it looks some
what liku a town in a wood, and henco
tho appropriate name, "Forest City."
Tho old brick rosidoncos eroded in
tho cr . part of tho present oontury
aro quaint buildings. Thoy havo col
lars or cellar-kitchens, anil tho wholo
of tho first Moor (which is on a level
with tho streets) is frequently takon up
by tho culinary and domostio depart
ment*. A Hight of high stono stops
leads up to tiio second Door, on which
aro tho parlors and dining-room. Ac
cordingly, wo lind boro tho coal-bin,
cook-stove and pantry, whore you havo
your upright piano, l'orsiau rugs,
Molssonior and opon grato.-Baltimore
American.
Every Congressional district is en
titled to ono cadet at West Point Acad
emy, and ton aro appointod from (bo
country at largo. As oach cadot gradu
ates, dios or resigns, room is mado for
another in his place. lt is tho duty of
tho Roprosontutivo in Congress of ?
givon district to soluct a commission of
throe citizens, who ?hall moot at a
placo appointed and examino and re
port upon the proficiency of candidates
offorlng; tliose best vorsod in arithmetic,
reading und writing, including ortho
graphy, tho olomonts of.English gram
mar, of describive geography, partic
ularly of their own country, and in tho
history of Un United Status, aro award
od proferonco. Tho appointments at
largo aro conferred by tho Prosidont;
those from tho disiriot ?nd torritorios
by ibo Secretary o' War, ou tu? nomi
nation of tho Representative aforesaid.
TUE M:\VS OF TUR STATIC.
Sume o?* the Latest Sayings mid Doings In
South Carolina.
-Ex?Treasurcr li. C. Bryau, ol'
Edgetlold, 19 a defaulter to ihc oxtont
of $1,900.
-Chilla and fever and malarial fever
prevail in thc Pleasant. Valley section
of Lancaster.
-A thief carried off tito clothing of
Mr. and Mrs. Wade Pattcison, of
Aiken, on Monday night.
-Mr. Wm. Li. Roach, a well known
citizen of Hock Hill, died on thc 7th,
from paralysis of tho throat.
-Clarissa Padgett, an Edge tie ld
colored woman, weighs ?hD3 pounds
and is not above medium height.
-A colored man waa culling down
a tree near Ridgo Spring last week
when it fell and killed a colored child.
-A lad named Mellie Scntcll was
drowned on Sunday, while bathing
below tho dam at Clifton, Spartauburg.
-Senator Mutier has returned to
Edgefleld, ins family having postponed
their Kuropean trip until later in thc
year.
-Arthur Ivcarse, who killed an
other colored man ill Bnriiwoll several
months ago, has some in and surren
de red.
-Thc family of Mr. Titos. Stewart,
of Monok's Corner, have lost four
members from gastric fever in one
month.
-Thc Hock Hill factory will sus
pend for two weeks, to give thc opera
tives a rest and to clean up and level
the machinery.
-Thc Augusta and Edgefleld Nar
row (?auge Railroad is on a boom. A
$13,000 subscription was secured at
Edgefleld in ono dav.
- Waller Sassard, a ten-year-old
lad, was playing with a pistol in An
derson, when it exploded anti wounded
him severely in the abdomen.
-Mrs. Elizabeth Garvin, of Aiken
county, with hoi* daughters and aiicgrc
boy, has made a most, excellent cror.
of cotton, corn and produce generally
- -Thc citizens of Florence held t
meeting on Friday last to take step;
towards organizing a bank. Aboui
seventy-five shares were taken at once
-The contract for building a new
Methodist church at Spartauburg lia:
been given out. Tho contractor ox
peels to finish tho work in twelvi
months.
-A difficulty between Samuel Catoi
and Spencer Morgan, on Sunday last
at Plat (Jreck Church, Lancaster, rc
suited in holli being seriously cut will
knives.
-Willie O'Donnell, a colored rc9i
dent of (Jrcenville, was accidentan
run over by a wagon containing Ihre
persons, but lie was too drunk to b
badly hurt.
-Two negroes employed on tho Ai
Line Railroad near Spartauburg had
quarrel, which was terminated by on
sinking his pick in thc heat! of Iii
oilier. No harm done.
- Hen Johnson, colored, while dia
ging a well in Aiken county, wu
caught by caving carib and so com
pletely buried that Iiis body was nc
recovered until next day.
-A young child of Mr. Wm. Hoyt
living near Hock Hill, was torribl
stung by bees a few days ago. Til
insects literally covered tho bend of iii
child ami even gol into its throat.
-Thc Camperdown mills proper!
lias been formally transferred to Co
Hammett und the new company. The
start free of debt and will comment
operations about thc first of Octobc
-A train of empty freight cars o
tlic Air Lino Hailroad was run int
near Central, last week, when tl
headlight exploded anti set fire to tl
empty ears, four of which woro coi
sumed.
- Hock Hill is becoming the ??ret?
Green of Sooth Carolina. On Monde
lard another couple from Conc?n
N. C.-Mr. A. Wood and Miss Holib
Burrows-were made happy In th
lively town.
- Peler Hoy vi, a worthless dttt'ko
received filly lushes in Lancaster,
lieu of going to,jail, for stealing a pa
of pants, lie had been whipped a fe
days beforo for occupying a bcd in tl
hotel without Icavo.
- It in understood that Capt. Lega
J. Walker, ono ot tho Hailroad Coi
missioners, will resign shortly in ord
lo take tlic position of deputy collect
of tlic port of Charleston, to which
was recently appointed.
-Mrs. Lavinia Kelly, aged 9:1 yeni
died recently in OcOllOO. Mrs. Kel
was a rcinnrkablc woman. She 1
ceived a premium for tho bc9t wo*
work of n one-horse wagon, pair
shoes and quilt, tho work of her ov
hands.
-Ono bale of new colton was 1
ceived in Charleston on thc lilli ins
from Mai-.m, (?a., and one from Sou
Carolina on tho 12th. It was snmpl
and accepted and classified as str
low middling and middling resp*
tivcly.
-..Thc annual reunion of tho sur
vors of tho Twelfth Regiment w
como off al Yorkvillo on Timmi
next. Col. Cad. Jones will dolivcr I
annual address. Reduced rates \*
bo given over thc railroads to ibo si
vivors.
-Charley Hawkins, a young dark?
attempted to rape an Imbecilo dangh
of Mr. Wi T. Brockman, of Spnrti
burg, but was Interrupted, when I
scoundrel ran off. Tho indigni
fathor offers a reward of $2C> for
arrest.
-Dr. Thomas L. Lewis, who
sides near Seneca, Ocouco county, s
this spring tiny bushels of peacliOS
Now York for til per bushel -$7
Tho peaches netted him f500. 1
commissions and expenses amoun
to ?200.
-A citizen of tho sand hills iufoi
the Lexington Dispatch that the Gre
back candidato for Governor has b
upending the summer with tho Gre
back candidate for Superintendent
Education. Ile says the form*"
been hunting wild hogs in tho swat
and furnishing the meat, rvhi?e
!:,? .,, ' 1 ? '
O K N K IC .A I. N i:\VS IT KM H.
Facti of Interest, Gathered Iroui Varloua
Quarters,
-Lord Houghton, poet and critic, is
dead.
-Ex-Congressman Robert Mallory,
ol Kentucky, is dead.
-England has consented to allow
Egyptian troops to rc-occupy Don
gola.
-Tho cholera is on thc incrcaec iii
Franco and Spain, and tho excitement
is intense.
-Thorn have been seventeen deaths
from smallpox in Montreal during tho
last two days.
-Reports an continually hoing re
ceived [ti Loudon of tho grcit massing
of African troops at Herat.
-Col. Fred. D. Grant is looming
up ns a possible Republican candidate
for Governor of New York.
-It is believed that tho rico crop of
South Carolina and Georgia this vcar
will reach 1,000,000 bushels.
-Tho Governor of Texas has issued X
a proclamation ordering thc enforce
ment of quarantine regulations JU the
Rio Grande
-.AtMadrid some oxcltomonthas boon
created by a report that Germany has
occupied tho Caroline islands, which
are claimed by Spain.
-Tho relatives of cholera-stricken
patients in many Spanish provincos
assault tho doctors in thc bolicf that
they arc poisoning thc patients.
-Fire destroyed several tenement
houses in Jersey City, New Jersey, on
Friday morning. Loss estimated at
$50,000. Many Inmates narrowly es
caped. -
-A Petersburg dispatch says that it
is positively denied that there aro any
cases ot cholera in the suburbs of
Odessa. Tho town is enjoying perfect
health. c
-Thc Vienna Tagblatt reports tiiat
(he aristocratic citizens of St. Peters
arc donating money for the purchase
of a silver tea service to bo prcsontcd
to Gladstone.
-Hop, Kee Sc Co., thc largest whole
side Chinese manufacturers of bootu
and shoes on thc Pacilic coast, have
failed. Their liabilities aro $110,000,
assets unknown.
-It is said that while a Palatka boy
was scated in a barber's chair in Jack
sonville thc other day a boy rushed in
and pasted some handbills on his feet
before he knew it.
- Striker-* at the Woonsocket rubber .
works al Millville, Mass , havo ordered
hoarding houses and hotel keepers not
to hoard men who are working while
the strike is going on.
-A Georgia newspaper in authority
for tho statement that Miss Lulu Hurst
has lost her magnetic power, but shu
still retains a firm grip on that $50,000
she made out of her exhibitions.
-Jas. W. Marshall, thc discoverer
of gold in California, died last week
at bis home in Volsoy, Colorado. Ho
was seventy-four years old, and died
poverty-stricken and disappointed.
-Mr. A. S. Abell, tho founder and
proprietor of tho Baltimore Sun, re
cently celebrated his 79th birthday*
Mr. Abell is tho richest editor in tho
world, and made his millions honestly.
- Franklin J. Moses, who was re
cently released from custody, bas been
re-arrested on a charge of obtaining
molloy from several parties in Posion,
by representing himself as "Col. Sims,"
ot* Charleston.
-Thc Agricultural Convention of
Georgia, at Marietta, bas adjourned
and will hold its next session at Co
lumbus. Revolutions favoring tho
representation of Georgia In London
in 1S8G were adopted.
-Tho president of thc Montreal
Hoard of Health declares that smallpox
is now epidemic there. Tho Civic
Hospital is crowded with thirty-six
patients, and a new wing is being built
which will hold fifty more.
-The temporary resting placo of
(?cn. Grant's remains must bc forlorn
indeed-a kind of brick oven with a
tarred roof, surrounded by an iron
fence and hastily set turf, already
brown, ami amid scrubby trees.
-A story has bcon set afloat in
Washington to the effect that the third
assistant secretary of State, Mr. Al voy
A. Adee, is to bo asked to surrender
his place in order that Mr. Anthony
M. Kol ley may bc provided for on his
return from Europe.
-Tile Pishop of Qiunhon, T ilquin,
reports that 10,000 Christians have
been massacred in the provincos . f
Bicndinh mid Phyyon, and murders
and incendiary tires arc of daily occur
rence. Later accounts put the number
slain at a very small figuro-not ovor
one hundred.
-On Tuesday at Columbia, Tyrrell
count), N. C., a beautiful young lady,
Miss Harriet Johnson, was fatally
burned by tho explosion of a can of
kerosene oil. Her father, W. E.
Johnson, a prominont citi/cn, was
badly burned on tho face, hands, arm
and wrist in attempting to savo her.
- George Turner, ex-United States
District Judgo ot Virginia, and ox
Chief Just ico of tho Suprome Court of
Ngalla, committed suicido last week
by shooting himself through tho hoad
with a revolver. Ho left a left a letter
stating that his health was tho cause of
bis act. He loaves a widow and two
children.
-Cotton crop reports from nearly
every part, of Texas show considerable
damage from drought within tho past
ten days. Tu a numbor of place? tho
plant in reported ns shedding freely and
being otherwise injured. Notwlth- -,
standing this, thero is no report troy *
any singlo section which does not -
mate a bettor cotton yield l\
year.
-Tho steamer Lima has \\% * '
from thc coast of South ? *->\
bringing news of another ci
tho volcano Cotopaxi. A
sent from Chimb?te to
states that in that city, ?y* '
at tho foot of tho -
Ibero was a fenrti
Ono hundred h
and tho nw
i not know
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